Starting Monday, January 10 we will be reducing our operating hours in response to reduced staffing as a result of the current COVID surge.

Our new hours will be:

Monday & Wednesday: 9am-5pm

Tuesday & Thursday: 11am-7pm

Friday: 12pm-5pm

Saturday: 10am-5pm

All programming will be held online for the rest of January.

Pearl River Public Library

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Unattended Child Policy

We welcome children of all ages, however library staff cannot be responsible for children who are left unattended.

Children under the age of 12 who are not registered to participate in library programs are to be adequately supervised by a parent or responsible caregiver. The parent or caregiver is expected to remain in the Library building at all times.  Parents of unattended children under the age of 12 may be called to pick up their child.  If parents or guardians cannot be reached the Orangetown Police may be contacted.  

If any child should remain at the Library after closing time, the Children’s Librarian on duty and one other staff member will remain with that child and will make all attempts to contact parents to ensure that they are coming to pick the child up.  After 15 minutes have elapsed after closing time, the Orangetown Police may be called to assist in the situation.